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Isle of Eight Flags Shrimp Fest Parade

Date: May 04, 2017

Time: 6:00 PM

Venue: Downtown Fernandina Beach

Address: Centre Street Fernandina Beach, Florida 32034

Age Range: All Ages

Cost: Free

The Isle of Eight Flags Shrimp Festival officially kicks off Thursday evening, May 4, 2017 at 6 pm with the Pirate Parade in downtown Fernandina’s historic district. The traditional parade route heads west from 8th Street along Ash Street toward riverfront, then turns and heads east along historic Centre Street (back to Central Park). Fernandina Pirates aboard their ship sail along the parade route with intermittent firing of the cannon. Beaded pirate necklaces and candy are traditionally handed out to kids along the parade route. This is a big parade that lasts about an hour and a half, with the pirate ship at the end.
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